Some people go ''back to black'' and their thoughts are like dark shadows. Some others go ''back to white'' and their shadows make the snow look black. It's not a pun, it's you when you are sliding down a snow covered hill. If you are addicted to ski, don't think about it, run to Vigla ski center, on Verno mountain.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
- RELEVANT ACTIVITIES & OFFERS
Skiing in Coronet Peak, Queenstown, Otago New Zealand
The town is surrounded by Lake Wakatipu and the awe-inspiring Southern Alps, with spectacular mountains such as the Remarkables, Cecil Peak and Ben Lomond. Queenstown and the surrounding area was the setting for the legendary films Lord of the Rings and X-Men Origins. Despite the mountainous landscape, the climate can be characterized as oceanic, with warm summers and temperatures that can reach up to 30°C/86°F, and cold winters with frequent snowfalls.
One of the biggest ski resorts near Queenstown is Coronet Peak at 16 km/9 mi towards northeast. The site is open from early July to mid-September and offers a great variety of facilities. With its varied terrain, it consists one of the most popular destinations for the ski lovers. Perfect for runners of all levels (trails: Big Easy for beginners, Express Way and Sarah Sue for intermediate skiers, Exchange Drop and Ego Alley for experts). Enjoy the breathtaking alpine view!
Night skiing permitted every Friday and Saturday from 4 pm to 9 pm.
Relevant activites based in New Zealand
January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.